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Legislative action that proposed this amendment: HJR5 1949 Regular Session
Disposition: This amendment took effect following voter ratification. You may read the resulting 1951 Utah Constitution here.
Amends article 10 section 8
The general control and supervision of the public schools system shall be vested in a State Board of Education the members of which shall be elected as provided by law.
The Board shall appoint the State Superintendent of Public Instruction who shall be the executive officer of the Board.